Mary has been a member of the NICIL Board of Directors since 2012, and is currently serving as Board President. She is dedicated to serving the Sauk Valley community and is a strong advocate for disability awareness. She is retired from WSDR/WSSQ/WZZT where she worked in the newsroom for over two decades serving as both news and ag directors. She has previously served on the Salvation Army Advisory Board and Whiteside County Healthier Communities Partnership. Her hobbies include gardening, reading and listening to music.